DALLAS - JANUARY 31: Zbynek Michalek #4, Ed Jovanovski #55 and Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes get stretched out prior to face off against the Dallas Stars on January 31, 2010 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images)
He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.
— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson